In the end I went to Comic-Con for 1,5 days. I couldn't take Thursday or Friday off and then I felt that it was better to take the first morning train so that I was in Stockholm by lunch on Saturday rather than just spending a lot of money in order to get to Stockholm and stay an extra night at a hotel.
My big plan for Comic-Con had of course been Coronation Elsa, but since that one is now pushed back to just some date in the future I reverted back to rebel cheerleader, jawa and Endor Leia, my three most comfortable costumes.
My general impression of Comic-Con was that there was still a lot of focus on games, but there was some interesting panels and stuff. I didn't go to any, but that was because they ones I was interested in took place on Thursday and Friday. II ended up spending all my time with the Nordic Garrison and Nordic Base.
As for costumes, it was great to see so many costumes, and quite fun costumes as well. I could hardly recognize anyone, but that's not the point, it was still so fun just seeing cosplayers around. It was definitely the right venue to wear my cheerleader, and the cancan trooper would have worked here as well. Both those costumes have been total flops at the SSFGGC.
The best costumes that I saw, and recognized, were the Disney ones.
The costume that made me most excited though was this
As I said my own costuming was the jawa and Endor Leia. The jawa was my main costume, so I wore it for the parade on Saturday, and after that I ran around with my partner from Finland. He's a wonderful child that has gotten both his parents involved in SW costuming.
We got one big photo outside as well, with most of our members in costume.
There weren't too many of us from the Nordic Base at this convention, so our NB only photo wasn't quite as impressive.
I was out of costume here because I had been in a panel about the Nordic Legions. On Saturday I presented the panel, but since organizers had named it "how to become a stormtrooper" I also brought one of the TK experts from the NG with me. There were around 25 people for the panel, which wasn't too bad since it was the last point on the programme, and collided with a special 30th anniversary screening of Ghostbusters. I also felt that the people that listened were seriously interested, so hopefully we have gotten some new recruits for both the base and the garrison. * a special wave to Johanna that I spoke with for around 40 minutes about making a Leia costume, if you read this* On Sunday Andrew from the NG held the talk, but I went there and assisted him in case there were any questions about soft costumes.